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Writing Insights: The intricacy of the sub plot

I wrote the other week about the importance of characters and my thoughts on how crucial they are to the story, and 75,000 words into my current work I am really happy with my characters.  They are well rounded and have found their voice. They are emotionally responsive, flawed and relateable; everything I wanted them…

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What do psychology, writing and people watching have in common?

Psychology has always interested me. I remember in Year 11 being enthralled in Psych class learning about psychoanalysis, cognitive therapy, dreams and the unconscious mind, and still today I find it interesting. Although I didn’t go onto study Psychology, part of me wishes I had. I find myself drawn to the way people think and act and I think…